20 Best Restaurants in Shibuya
Shibuya Food Guide
Shibuya is a district in Tokyo known for the young street culture and bustling streetscape, making it one of the busiest areas in Tokyo! Shibuya attracts millions youngsters and tourist, offering an abundance of options for entertainments, shopping and eating out.
From the fine quality wagyu beef to mouthwatering bowl of ramen, let’s check out the best restaurants in Shibuya, Tokyo chosen by locals and tourists!
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1. Kobe Beef Teppanyaki HAKUSHU
Kobe Beef Teppanyaki Hakushu (神戸鉄板焼 白秋) is an award-winning long-established wagyu beef restaurant in Shibuya since 1960s. Hakushu serves high-quality Japanese wagyu beef (Kobe beef) cooked with teppanyaki, Japanese style iron griddle cooking as well as other meats, seafood and seasonal vegetables. The family owned restaurant offers a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, which is one of the reasons why the venue has been popular among Japanese and foreign visitors for many years.
Access: 4 mins from Shibuya Station South Exit
Budget: 10,000 JPY~
Genre: Teppanyaki, Wagyu beef
Related article: HAKUSHU: the Best Kobe Beef Teppanyaki in Shibuya, Tokyo
Ichiran (一蘭) is a famous Ramen chain in Japan which has branches across Japan as well as overseas. Ichiran’s signature is a Tonkotsu Ramen which is served with rich and creamy pork broth soup and thin straight noodle. The store is also known for the unique system of ticketing and counter seating which are quite an attraction for visitors. There are currently two Ichiran stores in Shibuya area which both are only a few minutes walk from Shibuya Station.
You can check more details and locations of each stores here: ICHIRAN: Must-Try Tonkotsu Ramen in Shibuya, Tokyo
Related article: Ichiran Ramen: How to Enjoy Tokyo’s Most Popular Ramen
3. Kaikaya by the Sea
Kaikaya by the Sea (開花屋) is a lively and enthusiastic seafood restaurant in Shibuya area. It’s owned by an ocean lover owner and has a cozy atmosphere with a theme of beach house. The restaurant offers a wide variety of creative dishes with a fusion of Western and Japanese cuisines using fresh seafood products. Kaikaya also offers a great selection of Japanese Sake and wine which go perfectly with their dishes!
Access: 10 mins from Shibuya Station or 2 mins walk from Shinsen Station
Budget: 5,000 JPY~
Genre: Seafood, Japanese
4. Han no Daidokoro Bettei
Han no Daidokoro is a popular Yakiniku (Korean style BBQ) restaurant with several branches in Tokyo and Kanagawa area, and Han no Daidokoro Bettei (韓の台所 別邸) is their Shibuya branch. The restaurant offers fine-quality Japanese black-haired wagyu Beef as well as A5 rank Yamagata beef including some rare parts. You can also enjoy authentic Korean side dishes, too. The venue is open for lunch and dinner.
Access: 2 mins from Shibuya Station
Budget: 8,000 JPY~
Genre: Yakiniku, Wagyu beef
Related article: HAN NO DAIDOKORO: Wagyu Yakiniku BBQ in Shibuya
5. Sushi no Midori (梅丘寿司の美登利総本店)
Sushi no Midori (寿司の美登利) is one of the best places to taste Sushi in Tokyo, offering an amazing quality Sushi at surprisingly reasonable prices. Sushi dishes at Sushi no Midori are served with high-quality fresh seafood by experienced Sushi chefs. The restaurant offers set meals and ala carte as well as creative seafood dishes. For the price and quality, the venue is extremely popular and usually busy so prepare yourself to queue up for a bit, but it is totally worth! It’s located inside the complex building, Shibuya Mark City which is connected to Shibuya Station.
Access: 3 mins from Shibuya Station
Hours: 11:00~21:00 (closed between 15:00~17:00 on weekdays)
Budget: 2,000 JPY~
Related article: Sushi no Midori: Affordable Quality Sushi in Shibuya, Tokyo
6. Okonomiyaki Mura
Okonomiyaki Mura (お好み焼き むら) is a popular long-established Okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake) restaurant with over 40 years history. The restaurant serves authentic Okonomiyaki using the original dough with blended soup stock, which can be enjoyed with various toppings. There are other Teppanyaki (iron griddle cooking) dishes on the menu, too including Monjayaki and Yakisoba which go perfectly with chilled beer. Besides the ala carte menu, the restaurant offers Okonomiyaki all-you-can-eat with vert affordable price.
Access: 8 mins from Shibuya Station and 4 mins walk from Shinsen Station
Budget: 3,000 JPY~
Related article: Okonomiyaki Mura Shibuya: Okonomiyaki All-You-Can-Eat
7. AFURI Ramen
AFURI is a Japanese ramen chain that has branches in Japan and overseas. Afuri’s ramen is refreshing and delicate, which is a bit different from many other ramen restaurants in Japan. They use carefully selected ingredients and spring water from Mt Afuri, which the restaurant took its name from. The signature ramen, Yuzu Ramen is served with delightful soup and various toppings including Yuzu which adds a refreshing sensation to the dish. The vegan ramen is also available on the menu. The nearest Afuri store from Shibuya area is situated in Ebisu district.
Access: 3 mins from Ebusu Station
Budget: 1,000 JPY~
Related article: AFURI: Tasty and Refreshing Yuzu Ramen
8. Tonkatsu Maisen
Tonkatsu Maisen (とんかつまい泉) is a long-established Tonkatsu (deep fried breaded pork cutlet) restaurant since 1965 and has over 30 branches in Japan and overseas. The main branch of Maisen is located in Aoyama, not too far from Shibuya district. The restaurant serves a wide range of dishes including classic Tonkatsu, pork dishes and deep-fried dishes using selected ingredients. One of the most popular dishes in Maisen is filet pork cutlet sandwich which can be purchase for takeaway.
Access: 3 mins from Omotesando Station
Budget: lunch 1,500 JPY~, dinner 4,000 JPY~
Related article: Maisen: the Best Tonkatsu Restaurant in Shibuya, Tokyo
9. Sushi Uobei
Uobei (魚べい) is a chain sushi restaurant serving a delicious and affordable Sushi, which most of items cost only 100 yen per plate. The sushi dishes in Uobei stores are served with the unique and fast high-tech conveyor belt system. As you place your order through the tablet, dishes are delivered by high-speed mini bullet train. Because of the affordable price and the unique and futuristic ordering system, Uobei is one of the most fun places to dine for everyone. Besides Sushi dishes, there are a wide variety of side dishes and desserts such as miso soup, french fries, fried chicken and cakes. Uobei’s Shibuya branch is located at Dogenzaka Street, only 5 mins walk from JR Shibuya Station.
Access: 5 mins from Shibuya Station
Budget: 1,000 JPY~
Related article: Uobei: High-Speed Sushi in Shibuya
10. Cedros (シドロス)
Cedros (シドロス) is one of the most recommended places to enjoy seafood dishes in Tokyo. The award-winning American style seafood restaurant is situated in Daikanyama, the trendy and relaxed neighbour of Shibuya district. The restaurant offers a range of creative Californian-inspired cuisine with a Japanese touch and a modern and quirky decor.
Access: 2 mins from Daikanyama Station
Hours: 18:00~22:30 (closed on Monday, Sunday and Holiday)
Budget: 15,000 JPY~
ShabuZen (しゃぶ禅) is a traditional Japanese restaurant specialized in shabu shabu, a Japanese hotpot dish served with thinly sliced pork or beef. At Shabuzen, guests can enjoy shabu shabu with all-you-can-eat style. The restaurant served high-quality domestic beef and pork including wagyu as well as seafood and vegetables. Sukiyaki, another popular Japanese hotpot dish with sweet savory sauce. There are 8 branches in Tokyo including Ginza, Shibuya and Roppongi.
12. Dining & Bar Kitsune
Dining & Bar Kitsune is a cool and stylish hideaway located in the basement of the building in the area between Shibuya and Ebisu districts. The stylish dining bar serves delicious and innovative fusion dishes as well as a wide range of cocktails and alcohol and non-alcohol beverages. Parties and events are often held at the venue but there are several private rooms if you wish to keep your privacy and dine quietly.
BLACOWS (ブラッカウズ) is one of the best places to taste burgers in Japan as they serve mouth-watering, gourmet wagyu beef burgers. The restaurant is produced by the famous wagyu beef specialist/restaurant MEAT YAZAWA and and their beef patty is made with 100% Japanese black wagyu meat. Not only patty but also other ingredients such as buns, sauce and toppings are carefully selected to create the perfect balance of the burger.
Access: 4 mins from Ebisu Station
Hours: 11:00~15:00, dinner 17:00~22:00
Budget: 3,000 JPY~
Related article: BLACOWS: Gourmet Wagyu Burger in Shibuya, Tokyo
14. Gastronomy Joel Robuchon
One of the greatest chefs of all time, Joel Robuchon’s restaurant is situated in Ebisu, Tokyo. Gastronomy Joel Robuchon (ガストロノミー ジョエル・ロブション) is the only restaurant in Japan that has been consistently winning Michelin 3 stars every year since 2007. Needless to say, guests can be fascinated by the finest top-notch French cuisine in a French chateau style building and experience the miraculous wonders of the culinary art in Tokyo.
Access: 5 mins from Ebisu Station
Hours: lunch 11:30~15:00 (Sat, Sun and Holiday only), dinner 17:30~22:00
Budget: 60,000 JPY~
15. Suzume no Oyado
Suzume no Oyado(すずめの御宿) is a great place to enjoy delicious Okonomiyaki and Monjayaki in Tokyo. It used to be located near Shibuya Station, but now is relocated to Ebisu, not too far from Shibuya district. The restaurant mainly serves Okonomiyaki, Monjayaki and other Teppanyaki dishes including Wagyu beef and seasonal ingredients. Some of dishes on the menu are very unique and innovative which you may not find in other restaurants such as “Camembert Monja” served with a whole camembert cheese cooked and melt on to Monjayaki, and making incredibly rich flavour.
Access: 4 mins from Ebisu Station
Budget: 5,000 JPY~
Genre: Okonomiyaki, Monjayaki, Wagyu
Related article: Suzume no Oyado: Okonomiyaki, Monjayaki and Wagyu Beef in Shibuya
16. A Happy Pancake
A Happy Pancake or Shiawase no Pancake (幸せのパンケーキ) is a franchised pancake store in Japan, known and popular for the fluffy pancakes. A Happy Pancake now has over 20 stores across Japan, and 5 of them are located in Tokyo including Shibuya, Omotesando and Ginza. The pancakes are so soft and fluffy that melt in your mouth delightfully and they can be enjoyed with a choice of variety toppings such as chocolate, honey, caramel and fresh fruits. It’s a must-visit place for those who have sweet teeth!
Access: 3 mins walk from Shibuya Station
Hours: weekdays 11:00～20:00, weekends 10:00~20:30
Budget: 1,000 JPY~
17. Bistro 35 Steps
Bistro 35 Steps (ビストロ 三十五段屋) is a lively Izakaya (Japanese style gastropub/dining bar) located near Shibuya Station, in the basement of the building literally, 35 steps down. Bistro 35 Steps fascinates customers with a wide range of the high-quality, creative Japanese dishes at reasonable price, mainly using seafood. The dishes are cooked in the open kitchen, and you can watch the dynamic movements of chefs cooking.
Access: 7 mins from Shibuya Station
Budget: 4,000 JPY~
Ichita (いち太) is a modern-Japanese Kaiseki cuisine restaurant situated in Aoyama area. The restaurant is owned by the experienced chef in Japanese cuisine and earned one michelin star just after one year of opening. The Kaiseki cuisine (traditional Japanese multi-course meal) is served with carefully selected seasonal ingredients which present four seasons beautifully and can be enjoyed with the five senses. At the end of the course, hand-made soba noodle is served.
Access: 5 min walk from Gaienmae station
Hours: 17:30～23:00 (Closed on Sundays&Holidays)
Budget: 20,000 JPY~
19. Gonpachi Shibuya
Gonpachi is a famous restaurant as their Nishiazabu branch was the inspiration of the iconic fighting scene of Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill and also used for the meeting of the former US president Bush and former primer minister Koizumi. Their shibuya branch, Gonpachi Shibuya (権八 渋谷) is located near Shibuya Station, on the 14th floor of the building with a great view of Tokyo skyline. The restaurant offers a wide variety of authentic Japanese dishes and Japanese style interior and hospitalty. Try their home-made soba noodle, which is Gonpachi’s signature!
Access: 8 mins walk from JR Shibuya Station
Hours: 11:30～27:30 (lunch 11:30~15:00)
Budget: lunch 1,000~, dinner 5,000 JPY~
20. Spring Valley Brewery Tokyo
Spring Valley Brewery Tokyo (スプリングバレーブルワリー東京) is a complex building consists of a brewery and restaurant located on Log Road Daikanyama, the walking path built over former railroad tracks and lined with shops, cafes and restaurants. 6 kinds of beer are available on the tap as well as today’s beer. There are a great selection of food and snacks that match perfectly with freshly brewed beer. Paring suggestions are available on the menu!
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